Visible Body

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Network username and password required off campus.

This product is currently available on PC and Mac only, not on tablets or smartphones.

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The University provides access to six parts of this resource.

  • Human Anatomy : A human anatomy general reference, including thousands of 3D models of the male and female body
  • Muscle Premium : ideal for orthopedic specialists, practitioners of sports medicine, and physiotherapists, presenting an in-depth understanding of muscle attachments and actions
  • Skeleton Premium : a 3D interactive dive into the skeleton of the human body
  • Phsyiology Animations : animations illustrating a range of physiological processes
  • Circulatory Premium : A 3D interactive dive into the heart, arteries, and veins of the human body
  • Anatomy and Physiology : this section includes the following features
    • 50 chapters/modules that use 3D models, illustrations, and animations to present the core content in an anatomy and physiology course
    • more than 80 short animations that cover core physiology
    • more than 85 3D illustrations and 500 3D models that can be studied from any angle and varying zoom levels
    • on-screen controls for zooming, panning, rotating, and dissecting 3D models of twelve body systems (Cells and Tissue, Integumentary, Skeletal, Muscular, Nervous, Endocrine, Circulatory, Lymphatic, Respiratory, Digestive, Urinary, and Reproductive)
    • 3D bony landmarks of the axial and appendicular skeleton
    • audio pronunciations and definitions of structures
    • 65 multiple choice and dissection quizzes
Please do let the Library know what you think of this additional resource.


There is some online support available from the supplier : please use the links on the webpages themselves.


Biosciences; Human Biology; Midwifery; Nursing; Physiotherapy; Podiatry; Prosthetics and Orthotics; Radiography; Trauma and Orthopaedics